Wednesday, May 28, 2014

First Date Marscapone Crepes by The Chew


The Chew's Carla Hall and Daphne Oz use their culinary skills to teach Sean Lowe, from The Bachelor, a thing or two about the perfect first date dessert. 

Lowe is well known for going on twenty first dates in one day on the show; however, he may not have had enough time to cook a fine meal for his lady loves. That's where the ladies of The Chew come in. 

Daphne and Carla teach Sean Lowe how to make a fail-safe, first date dessert, rum raisin and mascarpone crepes. The recipe is easy to make and guaranteed to make a wonderful first impression. Click here to view. 

Have you made crepes from scratch for a date? How did it go? Comment below!

Monday, May 26, 2014

Picnic-Perfect Recipes for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is a special day where we all commemorate those who have died serving our country.

In addition, it also celebrates the start of summer and a slew of barbecues thanks to this glorious weather.
Before you plan on going to your town's memorial day parade or even before you plan your BBQ, consider these recipes from The Food Network. 

We found delicious, all-American desserts, crispy fried chicken, and refreshing antipasto salads that will feed and tantalize any crowd.

Strawberry Country Cake
This impressive country cake is flavored with sour cream and spiced with lemon and orange zest. Add a dollop of whipped cream in between cake layers for a dreamy after taste. Click here for recipe.

Cheesecake tart with Berries
What makes this cheesecake taste divine is the fusion of Sherry, cream cheese, and lemon juice. Click here for recipe.

Ree's Fried Chicken Recipe
This recipe ensures a perfect, crispy and golden piece of friend chicken every time. Click here for recipe.

Antipasto Salad Recipe
Make this Italian antipasto salad for any picnic, BBQ, or any family get-together. The fresh ingredients coupled with rich dressings will yield smiles all day. Click here for recipe.

What are you planning this Memorial Day Weekend? Comment below!

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Scrumptious Recipes for Graduates

Hats off to all the graduates. You did it!
You studied hard for those exams, crammed for those homework assignments and endured those lectures to get to this point.

William Arthur Ward has sagacious words for the next step in your life:"If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it."

Meaning: go out there and live life to the fullest. Go after your goals and do not let road blocks curb you away from reaching your full potential.

With that said, we compiled a list of delicious treats that will help you reach your potential on a full stomach.

Surprise Graduation Cupcakes
In order to make these cupcakes moist and yummy, try to use super moist devil food cake mix with milk and vanilla. Click here for recipe.

Mini Bacon-Wrapped Sausages
Remember to make this dish 2 hours ahead of time. Bake when you are ready to serve. If you want to make this dish extra festive, add celebratory tooth picks. Click here for recipe.

Three-Bean Pasta Salad
If you want a leaner salad, consider using fat-free dressing. This dish is not only great at graduations but can also spruce up a barbecue or beach outing. Click here for recipe.

Chai Iced Tea
This recipe is both easy to make and a unique addition to any party. Before you serve this drink to your guests, experiment with how much brown sugar you want to add. Not everyone has a sweet tooth. Click here for recipe.

What are you making for your graduation party? Comment below!

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Lazy Ways to Eat Crepes: Ideas and Suggestions for a Blissful Sunday

 If you Google "Crepes" you will get a myriad of results ranging from Crepe Suzette recipes to Oreo crepe cakes.

There's so many recipes to choose from, with a medley of exotic ingredients to parse through. It can be quite difficult to narrow down which crepe recipe you want to experiment with on a lazy Sunday.

You know you want to make something delicious; however, you don't feel like driving all the way to a supermarket to buy random supplies for just one, measly, crepe.

What's a person to do?

Well, we understand how lazy Sundays work and we developed a list of ideas for you to use on your crepes. It's easy enough to make in a quick second and impressive enough for friends & family.


Nutella Crepes
It's America's most popular chocolate hazelnut spread and an easy way to cook with crepes. If you want to add something unique into this crepe recipe, remember to sprinkle in sliced almonds, and chopped bananas.

Three Cheese Crepes
If you have three different kinds of cheese (or two, or even one), just pack it inside of a crepe and microwave. If you want to add protein to this dish, cook chicken pieces, coated with olive oil, on a stove for 3-5 minutes. Then add these pieces inside of your cheese crepe before you microwave. After the crepes are ready, consider adding a dollop of sour cream and salsa on top. It's very tasty and filling.

Cream Cheese Berry Medley
All you need to do is mix cream cheese an assortment of berries. Remember to add sugar or light fruit juice for taste. Spread this batter inside of your crepe and you're good to go. For this spread recipe, you can customize and add whatever you deem is delicious.

Tomato & Spinach
Add tomatoes, spinach, mozzarrella cheese, pesto, and olives. Microwave for 40 or so seconds, and you're ready to feed the family.

Peanut Butter & Jelly 
It's much more than just a childhood classic. It's a great shortcut.

Do you have any 'Lazy Ways to Eat Crepes'? If so, comment below your suggestions. 

Festival of Peaches at AJ's Fine Foods from May 14- May 27th

Our friends at AJ's Fine Foods are having a Festival of Peaches at their stores from May 14- 27 in New Mexico and in Arizona. 

Jams, pastries, and all sorts of delicious accouterments are part of this special sale.  Come celebrate! Also, check out this special CREPiNi sale! Save $1.50 on a pack of our Peach Babulini Crepes.

If you live in New Mexico or Arizona, let us know what you thought of the Festival of Peaches! We'd love to hear how you plan on using peaches to spruce up a meal!

CREPiNi will be at the NRA Show 2014 from May 17-20th

CREPiNi will be sampling delicious crepes at the 2014 National Restaurant Association Show May 17 through May 20th. This year, the show is held at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Swing by booth #8075 and nibble on our raisin cheese or sour cherry filled crepes. 

Buyers from all across convene together to shape up the future of the food service and restaurant business. This year's show will highlight trends from: Menu Development, Operational Issues, Marketing, Sustainability, Technology, Special Dietary Needs, and Health & Nutrition.

Not only that but culinary stars such as Duff Goldman, Rocco Dispirito, David Burke, and Marc Forgione will showcase witty banter, helpful tips, and today's trends. 

Will you be at this year's NRA show? Let's connect at the show!

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Mother's Day Meal Ideas

It's strange to think that we only devote one day in the year to our Moms. I mean, she is the one who taught us how to tie your shoes, eat, and learn.

Mom deserves some major TLC for all that she has done for us. So we hope that you stock up on ingredients, set the dining table well, and treat her to a wonderful meal.

Check out these haute-gourmet recipe ideas we compiled from Huffington Post's Food Blog that will help you get started.

Radish and Arugula Salad with Pecorino and Lemon
This aromatic dish combines wild arugula, grated pecorino, and fresh lemon juice. Click here for recipe.

Lemon and Toasted Almond Risotto
This bright tasting risotto pairs well with any meat and veggie dish. It's chewy, flavorful oats will not only impress Mom but also make the day all the more sweeter. Click here for recipe.

Dan Leader's 4 Hour Baguette
Although making these baguettes can be a rigorous process, it will teach you the basics on bread baking. Click here for recipe.

Aromatic Poached Salmon with Rye and Caper Breadcrumbs 
This dish makes for a lovely and elegant light supper. Not only that, it can also serve as great comfort food when you want to bond with Mom. Click here for recipe.

Do you have any recipe suggestions? What do you think Mom will like? Comment below!

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

CREPiNi will be at the Spring 2014 Haddon House Show

Haddon House his hosting a delicious food show at the Bonnet Creek Convention Center in Orlando, Florida from May 6-8.

The show will be bursting with new products, new marketing opportunities, and delicious food, ofcourse.

Participants range from Speciality Foods, Natural and Organic Foods, Kosher Foods, Ethnic Foods, and Deli and Cheese.

Stop on by and visit CREPiNi at Booth #49. We'll be offering free smiles, crepes, and memories.